It is fashionable in nearly all Christian circles today to minimize or soften the doctrine of Hell. Some who claim to be “christian” want to get rid of this “embarrassing” doctrine entirely, while many others want to minimize its impact as much as possible.
This effort manifests itself in a number of ways.
One way is when people say things like, “God doesn’t send people to Hell, people send themselves”.
This statement is highly problematic. Although it is true in the sense that all who go to hell do so because of some free choice they have made regarding sin, still it is very misleading in that it implies that God doesn’t have anything positive to do with the act of damnation.
In fact, this claim is nonsense and in this episode of Spiritual Combat I’ll tell you why:
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